The Electronical Rattle Bag


Share this:


-->

Designed by Redfield.
Icons by Cameron Hunt.
TumbleLog by Paul Greer.


Creative Commons Licence
Posts tagged "burningfp" contain work by Paul Greer and are licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.

All material should be clearly linked/credited. Please e-mail above if any discrepancy.
Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of my employer.
Subscribe by Email


Reading:
Current Status:
    #

    -->

    Watch My Stuff:









    ...

    Try these:







    Quote
    “The next real literary ‘rebels’ in this country might well emerge as some weird bunch of anti-rebels, born oglers who dare somehow to back away from ironic watching, who have the childish gall actually to endorse and instantiate single-entendre principles. Who treat of plain old untrendy human troubles and emotions in U.S. life with reverence and conviction. Who eschew self-consciousness and hip fatigue. These anti-rebels would be outdated, of course, before they even started. Dead on the page. Too sincere. Clearly repressed. Backward, quaint, naive, anachronistic. Maybe that’ll be the point. Maybe that’s why they’ll be the next real rebels. Real rebels, as far as I can see, risk disapproval. The old postmodern insurgents risked the gasp and squeal: shock, disgust, outrage, censorship, accusations of socialism, anarchism, nihilism. Today’s risks are different. The new rebels might be artists willing to risk the yawn, the rolled eyes, the cool smile, the nudged ribs, the parody of gifted ironists, the ‘Oh how banal.’ To risk accusations of sentimentality, melodrama. Of overcredulity. Of softness. Of willingness to be suckered by a world of lurkers and starers who fear gaze and ridicule above imprisonment without law. Who knows.”

    — David Foster Wallace, “E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction” (via libraryland)



    Reblogged from Libraryland.

    July 15, 2011, 11:00am

    345 notes, Tweet, Comments (View)
    blog comments powered by Disqus
    1. ninajacklene reblogged this from champagnecandy
    2. sandra-janae reblogged this from libraryland
    3. retinalysis reblogged this from reliablememory
    4. gbrownco reblogged this from libraryland
    5. anindiscriminatecollection reblogged this from nedhepburn
    6. xxxraquelita reblogged this from rosainverno
    7. theorangeopal reblogged this from libraryland
    8. rosainverno reblogged this from libraryland
    9. freshprincehans reblogged this from libraryland
    10. vnemana reblogged this from krisnolte
    11. theloneluftmensch reblogged this from libraryland
    12. thatwellspokentoken reblogged this from jjarichardson
    13. jjarichardson reblogged this from libraryland
    14. hannibalthecannibalmd reblogged this from libraryland
    15. fuckyeahnickfoden reblogged this from kirklarsen
    16. turnleftforbadwolfbay reblogged this from libraryland
    17. metempsicosis reblogged this from champagnecandy
    18. medusasstory reblogged this from libraryland
    19. afia reblogged this from libraryland
    20. nothingtothetable reblogged this from nedhepburn
    21. gypsywitching reblogged this from rickjamesbitch
    22. pitcherplant reblogged this from libraryland
    23. rickjamesbitch reblogged this from libraryland
    24. thespacesamidlove reblogged this from libraryland
    25. semperaugustus reblogged this from theredshoes
    26. spinsterdream reblogged this from asktheangels
    27. faerielandsforlorn reblogged this from asktheangels
    28. asktheangels reblogged this from amateurwords
    29. melyssalamelosa reblogged this from libraryland
    30. ilovemanlymen reblogged this from libraryland